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Southwestern Michigan College is a small college with big opportunities. The 240-acre campus is safe, beautiful, and always busy with activities. Experience it for yourself—all while getting a high-quality education you can take anywhere.

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Tuition Assistance: Up to Free Tuition

SMC and the State of Michigan now provide tuition assistance—up to full tuition—for most Michigan residents!

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Free or Reduced Tuition for Adults

Michigan Reconnect has expanded it's program! If you're at least 21 and a Michigan resident, you may be eligible for free or reduced tuition.

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Before you come for your in-person tour, get a bird's eye view of our Dowagiac and Niles Campuses.

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July 24, 2024 - July 26, 2024

Choral Workshop

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July 31, 2024 - August 28, 2024

Next Step Wednesdays

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August 19, 2024 - August 23, 2024

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August 25, 2024 - August 29, 2024

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